The pumping system in Nguyen  Huu Canh street (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC finds out street flooding reason during mega pump operation

Director of the HCMC Department of Transport Bui Xuan Cuong yesterday had an urgent meeting with the Steering Center for Urban Flood Control Program, Binh Thanh district and the investor of the smart pumping system in Nguyen Huu Canh street which was still flooded during a heavy rain on October 17 despite the system’s operation.
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Rains continue hitting Central & Southern region

Because of an influence of ongoing tropical convergence and cold front, medium- heavy rains and thunderstorms are predicted to shoulder over the central and south- central region, the south- central highlands and southern provinces from October 18-19. 
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Tuyen Quang Hydropower Plant opens one sluice gate

Because heavy rainfall and a huge water volume were pouring the Tuyen Quang Hydropower Plant in the previous days, the reservoir management board has decided to open one sluice gate to discharge water with a volume of 1,230 cubic meters per second. 
Mountainous slide occurrence in Hoa Binh

Mountainous slide buries houses in Hoa Binh

The National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention held an emergency meeting in Hanoi this morning to direct solutions dealing with ongoing complicated heavy rainfall and flooding.
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At least 58 dead and missing due to heavy rain & flooding

The National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention said that the natural disasters of tropical heavy rain, flashflood, landslide and tropical- low depression caused 27 dead, 19 missing and 12 injured in the provinces of Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Son La, Hoa Binh, Yen Bai, Hoa Binh, Thanh Hoa and Quang Tri.
A cold front  hits north

Cold spell hits north

A cold front is heading towards the northern region of Vietnam, causing heavy rainfalls and flashflood in the region.
Thousands of cubic meters of soil blocks Hanoi-Lao Cai railway

Landslide cuts off Hanoi-Lao Cai Railway

A heavy rain last night has triggered a severe landslide cutting off Hanoi-Lao Cai railway south of Lam Giang station, announced Hanoi based Railway Transport Operation Center.
Tropical depression will head toward central provinces

Tropical depression heads toward central provinces

According to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, a tropical- low depression is quickly moving and triggers heavy rainfall in the central mainland provinces from Quang Binh to Da Nang. 
 Ho Chi Minh City experiences heavy rain

Heavy rains shoulder over central and southern regions

According to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, a tropical convergence yesterday caused medium- heavy rains on the large scale in the south- central provinces from Da Nang to Binh Thuan, the central and central highlands provinces with its rainfall of 53- 120 mm.